Chief Secretary presides secretaries committee meeting

Karachi, June 10, 2015 (PPI-OT): Chief Secretary Sindh Muhammad Siddique Memon has asked the Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to visit the hospitals and schools, including all development project in their respective areas and point out if the building machinery and equipment are no-functional with or without any reason, thereof. He said this while presiding over the meeting of the Secretaries’ Committee on Wednesday in Sindh Secretariat Karachi.

Siddique Memon also emphasized upon coordinated and systematic efforts to combat the flood/monsoon-2015, instructing that the departments of Home, Rehabilitation, Irrigation, Relief Commissioner, PDMA and other institutions including Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners to ensure joint efforts by utilizing the available resource. Chief Secretary also asked the Finance Department to financially support the task.

The meeting reviewed the Agenda Item viz issues of the employees of devolved departments, implementation of the Supreme Courts orders on OPS-based posting, Construction of Thar Airport at Mithi. Demand of Interns from all Provincial Departments, Recovery position of Government dues, ADP Schemes and return of vehicles used by the unauthorized officials.

Muhammad Siddique Memon also stressed the need of strengthening the offices of Deputy Commissioners to resolve the issues of all concerned in their jurisdiction. The meeting decided that Planning and Development Department to bring-up policy documents regarding activation of non-functional projects, and use of building and machinery and equipment of the Development Projects.

The Chief Secretary seriously noticed on un-authorized use of over 600 official vehicles kept by the officers, when the circular for return of vehicles was communicated, but they did not yet return the vehicles although Honourable Chief Minister has also seriously viewed the matter. Chief Secretary categorically noted that the return of vehicles must be accorded, prior to issuance of show-cause notices, and disciplinary action to this effect.

The meeting also resolved that the promotion cases should also be brought-up in accordance with rules and regulation. Earlier, a meeting to review the Polio Eradication Program, also held which was addressed by the Chief Secretary Sindh Muhammad Siddique Memon, Provincial oversight Coordinator Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Coordinator Sindh Dr. Muhammad Usman Chachar and Secretary Health Dr. Saeed Ahmed Mangnijo.

Moreover SMBR and Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui has asked the Deputy Commissioner Karachi to actively coordinate and assist the Anti Polio Drive in their Districts. Chairman ACE Syed Zakir Hussain, Secretary I and C.S. Tariq Mahmood Jaffery, Secretary G.A. Sajid Jamal Abro, Secretary Services Jamal Mustafa Syed, and other Secretaries, Commissioners and Deputy Commissioners also attended the meeting.

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